Linda Woodman State Jail

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Linda Woodman Unit
Linda Woodman State Jail is located in Texas
Linda Woodman State Jail
Location in Texas
Location1210 Coryell City Road, Gatesville, Texas 76528
Coordinates31°27′36″N 97°43′48″W / 31.459922°N 97.729905°W / 31.459922; -97.729905Coordinates: 31°27′36″N 97°43′48″W / 31.459922°N 97.729905°W / 31.459922; -97.729905
Security classJ1, J2, J4, Segregation G1, G2, Transient
OpenedJune 1997
Managed byTDCJ Correctional Institutions Division
WardenPatricia Walker
CountyCoryell, County
CountryUnited States
WebsiteOfficial website

The Linda Woodman State Jail is a state jail operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. The prison is named after Linda Woodman who served as warden of the Gatesville Unit and a survivor of the 1974 Huntsville Prison siege.


The unit opened in June 1997 and serves as the processing center for females who have entered the TDCJ prison system from local county jails after conviction. The unit also serves screening and assessment for those with substance abuse.

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